Distance Race

2020 Distance race 14-15 Aug 2020

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2020 NOR and Race Entry form will be posted shortly

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Ida Lewis Distance Race 
Friday, August 14, 2020
Newport, RI
NEWPORT, R.I. (January 20, 2020) – A late-summer sailing tradition loved by grand prix racers and cruising sailors alike, the annual Ida Lewis Distance Race is scheduled to start on Friday, August 14, 2020. Classes for IRC, PHRF, One Design, Multihull and Double-Handed boats of 28 feet or longer sail between 104 and 177 nm depending on what the Race Committee thinks best suits the conditions. The start and finish of the race are off Newport’s historic Ida Lewis Yacht Club, which sits famously on a rock in Newport Harbor, and includes turning marks at Castle Hill, Brenton Reef, Block Island, Montauk Point, Martha’s Vineyard and Buzzards Tower. The race also Includes Youth and Collegiate Challenge categories.

Visit www.ilyc.org/long-race (2020 NOR and Entry Form will be posted shortly) or contact Pat Kennedy, Distancerace@ilyc.org; follow on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube

IRC Winner Prospector at the 2019 Ida Lewis Distance Race (Photo credit: Stephen Cloutier)